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What provide the juicing reports of pollination culture? Nzbplanet books can be convicted by the park of thoughts and lives. Thus, in 70 and 71 , above, the meanings expressed by the primary clauses No soy pintora and todos concursan. Note, incidentally, that the primary clause in 71 is in turn made up of two clauses related by additive: positive y. Turning now to the second type of paratactic extension, that is, variation, we can distinguish two subtypes: replacive and subtractive. Concerning the former, we can see in 72 and 73 that — in contrast with adversative relation, with which it shares the nexus pero — the meaning expressed by the secondary clause replaces that expressed by the primary, and so they cannot coexist.

Therefore, if the strength of the chemical product referred to by the secondary clause in 72a is stronger than that of fentanil, it cannot at the same time have the same strength, as expressed by the primary clause.

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The replacive relationship can be expressed more markedly by means of the conjunction sin embargo, as in 72b , often in combination with but, as in 72c. In 73 , the replacive meaning is expressed by the conjunction sino, which is the realization of this relation in Spanish 32 Systemic Functional Grammar of Spanish whenever the primary clause has negative polarity.

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Precisely with the nexus sino, it is frequent for the secondary clause to have the same verb as the primary clause, and thus leave it unexpressed, as is the case in 74 , where not only the verb but also the Complement, are left out i. In English, as hinted by the alternative translation provided in brackets, the two clauses are better related by means of juxtaposition, thus The grammar of ideation: logical 33 favouring elaboration expository, in this case over extension.

We will delve into this contrast in section 2. As said above, there is one more type of variative relation within paratactic extension, that is, subtraction.

Note in 75 and 76 that now the meaning of the secondary clause does not replace that of the primary clause, but the former simply hedges the latter. Subtraction and adversative addition can be hard to differentiate, as is the case in 77 , where the nexus pero may invite one to think that the extension is adversative — variation being ruled out, as there clearly is no replacement involved; however, the secondary clause seems to provide more of an exception than an addition, to the extent that pero could arguably be replaced by solo que, which suggests that subtraction, rather than adversative addition, is the resource deployed here for building the clause complex.

As 78—79 and 80 respectively show, the alternative nexus may be present in both clauses or only in the secondary. One additional difference with parataxis is that the secondary clause can now be non-finite, and, in fact, there are subtypes of hypotactic extension, namely adversative addition and replacive variation, whose realization is exclusively non-finite, as respectively illustrated by 85 and 86 below. Precisely this non-finiteness is on occasions the only factor that differentiates a hypotactic relation from its equivalent paratactic, as is the case with subtractive variation, where the nexus is sino for both tactic relations see 89 below and compare with 73, 74 above.

In additive extension, only positive and adversative meanings can be expressed, the negative being circumscribed to the paratactic. If either of those two replacements were enacted, though, the resulting tactic relation would be a paratactic one additive with y, adversative with pero. That mientras que expresses a hypotactic relation can be seen in the fact that the secondary clause it introduces may precede the primary clause, as is the case in The latter example, therefore, cannot have its nexus replaced with y or pero, as the paratactic nature of these nexus precludes the secondary clause from preceding the primary.

Although the notion of reversibility, as will be seen later, comes into its own as a criterion to tell hypotaxis from The grammar of ideation: logical 35 parataxis within the logico-semantic resource of enhancement, it is a fact that reversibility is also pervasive within hypotactic extension, as the examples used in this section will illustrate. In non-finite addition, as illustrated by 84 , it is common for the relation to exist without a conjunctive nexus, the additive meaning being expressed by the juxtaposition of a gerundival non-finite clause to the primary clause.

The former finds its realization only through non-finite secondary clauses, typically introduced by the conjunction en vez de, as in 86 below. Once again, the immobility of the latter bespeaks its paratactic nature as opposed to the higher mobility of the former, even if, as shown in 87, 88 , this hypotactic relation tends to happen with the secondary clause in second position although both 87 and 88 could perfectly be reversed, the resulting clause complexes would be highly marked.

Concerning the non-finite, it is worth remarking that the same conjunction used to express subtractive meaning, that is, sino, expresses a relation of replacement in the paratactic. Two remarks should be made here. First, si no must not be confused with the above-seen subtractive sino. Although their meanings are clearly differentiated, it is a fact that even native speakers sometimes struggle with the different spellings when writing. In the second place, the presence of si should not sidetrack us into believing that we are in the presence of a conditional sentence.

Conditionals — whose prototypical conjunction is si si no in the negative — will be dealt with within enhancement. In the case of alternative si no, the clause in which it partakes, which typically starts the clause complex, does not establish a condition for the fulfilment of the primary clause but rather expresses a situation, action or event which is alternative to the one in the primary clause, the latter being the result of the eventual non-fulfilment of the former.

The paratactic o. The same can be said of the clause complex in 91 only this time the realization is through conjunction de no plus non-finite clause. As said at the beginning of this chapter, those meanings include circumstantial features of place, manner, cause or condition. Such is the case in the temporal enhancement illustrated by 92—96 , where the Adjuncts follow the conjunction to reinforce the meaning that would otherwise be more subliminally understood.

We say subliminally understood because all clause complexes 92—96 could be realized without the accompanying Adjuncts, and the resulting meaning would still be the same. It should be borne in mind, however, that when the adverbial Adjunct is realized, as in all examples 92—96 , the nexus is still simply the conjunction y, the Adjunct having an experiential role, that is, circumstance, within the secondary clause.

In the examples below we have, however, emboldened both the conjunction and the adverbial group so as to draw the attention to both the nexus and its semantic reinforcement.

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Within temporal enhancement, the situation, action or event construed by the secondary clause may be expressed to take place at the same time as the one in the primary clause, in which the temporal enhancement is said to be convergent, as in 92, 93 or at a different time, in which case it is divergent, as in 94— Once again, we can see the pervasiveness of y as a paratactic enhancing conjunction, as all examples 98— contain that nexus followed by a circumstantial Adjunct of manner.

Once again, the removal of the adverbial group would make the nexus lose its specific meaning: in 98, 99 , it would look more temporal than anything else, and in the comparative , where we can see a string of comparatively related clauses, the comparative enhancing meaning would be seriously undermined without the adverbial expressions.

Causal and conditional nexus are grouped together because the fulfilment of a condition is supposed to trigger, that is, to cause, the coming into being of the situation, action or event expressed by the primary clause in the clause complex. Cause and condition are, The grammar of ideation: logical 41 therefore, the two large groups making up this category.

Within the former, we can distinguish relations of reason and result. In turn, reason may be expressed as moving from cause to effect, as in , or vice verse, as in , Something that stands out in the logico-semantic expression of reason is that, for the first time since we have been looking at enhancement, relationships prototypically use nexus other than y, as — show.

Besides the already mentioned contrast before paratactic pues and hypotactic puesto que, it should be noticed that the conjunction porque is sometimes found at the beginning of the clause complex, that is, the secondary clause precedes the primary. However, as will be seen below, that use of porque corresponds to a different kind of logico-semantic relationship, namely hypotactic concession.

The main difference is that — as the nomenclatures indicate — in the case of cause: result there arguably is a stronger focus on the result, that is, what is expressed by the secondary clause, than on the cause, that is, what is expressed by the primary clause. In addition, result, unlike reason, tends to be expressed by the conjunction y, that is, like so many other enhancing relationships.

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It is therefore the time now to move from cause to condition, where three large groups are available: positive, negative and concessive. Positive condition again finds y as the main vehicle of expression, often accompanied by an adverbial expression reinforcing the meaning of the relation, as is patent in and This si no differs from its homonym in alternative extension in that the no component in the alternative conjunction negates the verb it precedes see 90, above whereas here the negation refers back to the verb in the primary clause i.

The presence of the comma may invite us to think that we are in the face of an elliptical hypotactic i. Although these conjunctions are causal see , , above , the conditional prevails over the causal meaning. Note that it is precisely for that tight bond between the concepts of cause and condition that, following Halliday and Matthiessen , we speak of a large group of causal-conditional relationships, rather than of two distinct groups.

As in the other cases discussed, the adverbial following y serves to reinforce the intended logico-semantic meaning, in this case concession. On the other hand, when it follows pero the resulting relationship is very close to the additive: adversative, from which it differs thanks precisely to the inclusion of the adverbial note how aun is morphologically related to aunque, which, as will be seen further below, is the prototypical nexus of hypotactic concession. As Halliday and Matthiessen point out, hypotactically enhancing secondary clauses are those that have traditionally been referred to as adverbial clauses.

Regarding the subdivisions within each of the four categories mentioned, we will see that, although the hypotactic roughly correspond to the paratactic ones, there are a few which only find either a The grammar of ideation: logical 45 paratactic or a hypotactic realization.


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To this, we have to add an essential difference not only between paratactic and hypotactic enhancing clause complexes but also between the latter and the rest of expansion, that is, hypotactic enhancement is the realm of the Subjunctive — at least the realm within expansion, the other being within some kinds of projection, as will be seen.

If we go back to examples 21— , that is, those used to illustrate expansion so far, all of them contain clauses with verbs in a mood other than the Subjunctive, typically the Indicative. There is only one example, that is , in which we find the Subjunctive form hubiera advertido. When we first took a look at hypotactic enhancing relationships at the beginning of this chapter, we listed six clause complexes 15—20 , four out of which contain a verb in the Subjunctive in the secondary clause.

The morphological nuances of the Spanish moods are dealt with in Chapters 4 and 5 — only to a certain extent, as this is a book looking at the clause as the basic unit of description. In the description that follows, we identify and indicate the different moods that characterize the subtypes of hypotactic enhancing relations. We go back, then, to the first kind of enhancing relationships seen above, that is, temporal, only we do it from a hypotactic point of view this time.

As in hypotactic extension, secondary clauses may be realized finitely or nonfinitely, and as in the case of paratactic enhancement parataxis, the temporal enhancing clause may refer to the same time as the primary clause, a later time or a prior time. One thing that stands out in hypotactic enhancement is that when the secondary clause is non-finite, the nexus is often a preposition.

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This makes sense given the circumstantial nature of these clauses: the same as Circumstances in a clause can be realized by a prepositional phrase, circumstantial clauses can also be introduced by a preposition, which in these cases functions as a conjunction. Convergent temporal enhancement is expressed through a number of nexus that, together with the verb of the secondary clause, convey different nuances of meaning. These nuances become rather blurred when the secondary clause is non-finite. The temporal use of the preposition al followed by Infinitive lit. This is not the only logico-semantic use of that preposition, which we will come across again in causal-conditional enhancement.

First, it is often the case that one of the events expressed in the clause complex happens while the other event is taking place, rather than both of them coexisting in time from beginning to end. Note that we have avoided speaking of primary and secondary clauses here, the reason being that in these clause complexes combining punctual actions with extent, either clause may qualify for expressing either kind of temporal meaning, depending on informational constraints.

Thus, whereas in a the punctual action is realized in the primary clause, in b the primary clause expresses the extent while the punctual meaning is found in the secondary. This, however, does not mean that this kind of clause complexes can be expressed either way, without a change in meaning. As has just been said, informational constraints, which depend on the textual metafunction and are therefore described in Chapter 5, motivate the arrangement of this kind of temporal relationship.

This means that, for the primary clause to become the secondary and vice versa, the contextual conditions must be different, too. The adverbial conjunction in , above, is replaceable with mientras, hence the inclusion of the clause complex in convergent temporal enhancement.

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Conversely, it is hard to tell whether cuando in , below, relates the two clauses in the complex in a convergent or in a divergent way, as the only substitute there could be tan pronto como llegue a mi casa. Examples and show other typical nexus used to express the kind of temporal relationship under consideration.

As we can see, includes a Subjunctive form detectasen. We will say a few words about the use of this mood in temporal enhancement once we have covered the different kinds of temporal relationships. As for secondary non-finite clauses, examples , include some of the most typical realizations with a nexus, while , show an also frequent realization, only this time not with a conjunctive nexus followed by an infinitival clause but through a participial clause without nexus.

This construction is reminiscent of the Latin ablative absolute, having kept its temporal meaning See RAE for the circumstantial meaning of time of these absolute clauses. Notice how it is the presence of the conjunction que that determines the finite nature of the secondary clause, as opposed to non-finite secondary clause when the nexus is simply the prepositional antes de, as in , further below. Thus, will more often than not be expressed as pero no me lo tome en serio hasta que no me ofrecieron el papel. This is due to an interference from the equivalent nexus mientras no lit.

As a matter of fact, could be re-expressed no me lo tome en serio mientras no me ofrecieron el papel, whereas could also be re-phrased as no se puede tocar nada hasta que venga el official. Realizations with mientras no are in fact formally convergent — due to the meaning of the nexus — but pragmatically divergent, as attested by their interchangeability with hasta que.

Examples — show typical non-finite realizations. Suffice it to look at the uses of Subjunctive in the examples above, namely , , and The key here is that, as expressed by the latest parenthetical phrase, the taken for granted action is one to take place in the future.